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'Climate refugee' fighting to stay in NZ

A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee suffering…

NZ assisted Fiji on SIS raid: Peters

Winston Peters claims the Government co-operated with Fiji's military regime when the SIS "raided" a NZ-based member of…

Tiny state big on shark protection

An hour before the Pacific Islands Forum's opening feast, hundreds of shark fins were hauled out for display.

NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries

New Zealand has committed $5 million to low-lying countries that are vulnerable to water shortages.

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Royal Visit: Farewell to the royals video Royal Visit: Farewell to the royals

The sun finally shone on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge…

Premier League BackPass: Ep24 video Premier League BackPass: Ep24

Alex de Jong and Miles Davis take an irreverent look…

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Call for fresh approach to fishing
Call for fresh approach to fishing

Pacific nations need to take advantage of the multi-billion-dollar fishery on their doorstep by sending fresh sashimi to…

Sinking islands call for NZ action
Sinking islands call for NZ action

A tiny Pacific island state that is being submerged by rising oceans will tell New Zealand that it is not disposable.

Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea
Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea

A new cyclone is forming in the Coral Sea, just two weeks after Cyclone Evan tore through the Pacific.

Key gets a US rewrite... to what he really said
Key gets a US rewrite... to what he really said

The United States is blaming the wind rather than Prime Minister John Key's diction for its mistake-laden transcript of…

Pacific Islands Forum

Hillary Clinton's heavyweight stopover

Some people can make it around the world with just a backpack - but US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip involved…

Key races to put roots down before Pacific talks

There's nothing like a bit of competition to get the juices flowing before a day-long retreat, so when the Pacific leaders…

Still too early to let Fiji back in, advises Key
Still too early to let Fiji back in, advises Key

Prime Minister John Key will tell other Pacific leaders Fiji does not deserve to be reinstated to the…

PM gets into the island swing

Prime Minister John Key was dressed to impress the ladies yesterday - wearing a second island-style shirt for his day of…

Editorial: Chinese push into Pacific boosts forum

The Pacific Islands Forum has often been dismissed as an irrelevance, partly because of the insignificance of the region…

Key, Gillard discuss asylum seekers

PM greets Gillard warmly with a peck on the cheek before they get down to the business of the Pacific Islands Forum.

Combine your aid programmes with ours, Key hints to China

Prime Minister John Key has sent a signal to China to work more closely with countries such as New Zealand over its aid…

John Key riding high but he's got tuneful competition
John Key riding high but he's got tuneful competition

New Zealand's dancing, mincing, joking Prime Minister appears to have met his match in his Cook Islands…

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Floods devastate Honiara
Floods devastate Honiara

New Zealand has given an initial contribution of $300,000…

In our own backyard
In our own backyard

Poverty and the Pacific — two words you wouldn't…

New Zealand gives to cyclone-hit Tonga
New Zealand gives to cyclone-hit Tonga

New Zealand has donated hundreds of emergency shelter…

Chris de Freitas: Human interference real threat to Pacific atolls
Chris de Freitas: Human interference real threat to Pacific atolls

The facts around rising sea levels are widely misunderstood…

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